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Never Let Me Go: A Novel
Never Let Me Go: A Novel
by Kazuo Ishiguro
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Set in a (barely?) alternate England in the late 1990s, Never Let Me Go is the sum of Kathy's memories. Kathy is one of many "donors" who have been brought into being for purposes that, while well-intended, can come to no good. Ishiguro's novel touches... (read more)

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Cat's Eye
Cat's Eye
by Margaret Atwood
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This is my favorite out of all Margaret Atwood's books. It tells the story so convincingly of the cruelty and competition between young girls as viewed by the now older narrator Elaine. Complex and disturbing, Cat's Eye is a momentous book from one of... (read more)

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One Good Turn: A Novel
One Good Turn: A Novel
by Kate Atkinson
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It's hard to believe Kate Atkinson could follow up Case Histories with such a superb — may I suggest even superior? — novel: sly and witty, honest and humane, and, finally, complex and suspenseful. One could not ask for more than the whole package... (read more)

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Giada's Family Dinners
Giada's Family Dinners
by Giada De Laurentiis
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From simple to prepare after-work dinners to hearty and generous meals for ten or more, Giada's recipes can really be used everyday with little fuss and much reward. The language is warm, the recipes are clear, uncluttered, and surprisingly rich and... (read more)

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A Series of Unfortunate Events #12: The Penultimate Peril
A Series of Unfortunate Events #12: The Penultimate Peril
by Lemony Snicket
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The stakes just got higher at Hotel Denouement — no orphan is safe, as plot twists abound and shudder-causing jeopardy is rife. Read this, the next-to-last installment, at your own risk!... (read more)

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Before the Frost (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
Before the Frost (Vintage Crime/Black Lizard)
by Henning Mankell
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Henning Mankell's mysteries make many others pale in comparison. In this, his tenth, Kurt Wallander is joined by daughter Linda in an incredibly suspenseful search for a religious psychopath. Combining an urgent and complex plot with politics and... (read more)

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Fleshmarket Alley: An Inspector Rebus Novel (Inspector Rebus Mysteries)
Fleshmarket Alley: An Inspector Rebus Novel (Inspector Rebus Mysteries)
by Ian Rankin
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Some of the best crime writing these days seems to be coming from Scotland, and Ian Rankin is the cream of the crop. A brilliant addition to the Inspector Rebus series (as well as an ideal launching point for newcomers to Rankin), Fleshmarket Alley is... (read more)

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The Mysterious Secret of the Valuable Treasure: Stories
The Mysterious Secret of the Valuable Treasure: Stories
by Jack Pendarvis
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Pendarvis devises small worlds inhabited by the strangest people: A teenager reveals his ingenious idea for a revenge comic book series called "Sex Devil"; the mercilessly redundant owner of a "High, Squeaky Voice" dreams of his audio book career; and... (read more)

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The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
by Tim Flannery
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Not only is paleontologist Flannery's urgent call to arms about global climate change fascinating and terrifying, it is also the most accessible book on the topic around. Flannery writes beautifully, clearly examining every angle of the debate... (read more)

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But I Like It
But I Like It
by Joe Sacco
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Joe Sacco's mesmerizing quest to "adulthood" is a road full of the sort of hysteria, psychedelia, and bull&%#t that can only come from being a rock 'n' roll cartoonist on tour. To imagine Robert Crumb meeting Spinal Tap might give you a slight idea of... (read more)

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Bitchfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine
Bitchfest: Ten Years of Cultural Criticism from the Pages of Bitch Magazine
by Lisa Jervis and Andi Zeisler
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Girl power, Riot Grrrl, first-, second-, or third-wave feminist — however you choose to label your gender-equality insistence, Bitch magazine has had you covered. To celebrate their ten year anniversary, Bitch has released this cultural compendium; a... (read more)

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One Good Turn: A Novel
One Good Turn: A Novel
by Kate Atkinson
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It's hard to believe Kate Atkinson could follow up Case Histories with such a superb — may I suggest even superior? — novel: sly and witty, honest and humane, and, finally, complex and suspenseful. One could not ask for more than the whole package... (read more)

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The Complete New Yorker: Eighty Years of the Nation's Greatest Magazine with DVD-ROMs
The Complete New Yorker: Eighty Years of the Nation's Greatest Magazine with DVD-ROMs
by New Yorker
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The title says it all. This superb — nay, essential — set of eight DVD-ROMs includes everything ever printed in every issue of the New Yorker, right down to the vintage advertisements. The content is searchable in every way possible from your... (read more)

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Arthur and George: A Novel
Arthur and George: A Novel
by Julian Barnes
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Can I already announce the best book of 2006 in January? If so, here it is! With his customary elegant prose and intricate and wry observational skill, Julian Barnes narrates the true story of the relationship between Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and George... (read more)

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Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story
Conspiracy of Fools: A True Story
by Kurt Eichenwald
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Intricately detailed yet compulsively readable, Conspiracy of Fools is the best account yet of the Enron debacle. Eichenwald makes you feel like you are there — in the boardroom, on the cell phone — while the deals get brokered and the walls come... (read more)

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Flesh and Blood: A Frank Elder Mystery (Frank Elder Mysteries)
Flesh and Blood: A Frank Elder Mystery (Frank Elder Mysteries)
by John Harvey
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Winner of the British Crime Writers Association Silver Dagger Winner of the Best British Crime Novel Barry Award IMPAC Award Finalist "A superb mystery—excruciatingly suspenseful, rich in character and all too real in its depiction of the horrific... (read more)

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Astro Turf: The Private Life of Rocket Science
Astro Turf: The Private Life of Rocket Science
by M G Lord
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Astro Turf is a witty and perceptive look at the history of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in California as seen from the daughter of one of its leading rocket scientists. Lord's lens is trained on the macho culture of the program, the culture that set... (read more)

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The Ethical Gourmet
The Ethical Gourmet
by Jay Weinstein
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Like many, I want to eat well and yet have as little harmful impact on my environment as possible. Thanks to Weinstein I feel so much better informed about the choices I can make, and have had my eyes opened to factors I hadn't stopped to consider (the... (read more)

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The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
The Weather Makers: How Man Is Changing the Climate and What It Means for Life on Earth
by Tim Flannery
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Not only is paleontologist Flannery's urgent call to arms about global climate change fascinating and terrifying, it is also the most accessible book on the topic around. Flannery writes beautifully, clearly examining every angle of the debate... (read more)

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The Mission Song
The Mission Song
by John le Carre
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The Mission Song contains all the complexity and conspiracy of a great John le Carré novel, this time with an unusually young and witty narrator, interpreter Bruno Salvo; half-Congolese and well and truly in over his head. Le Carré's take on the... (read more)

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